Black money, jobs missing from BJP's 'jhansa patra': Congress

PM Narendra Modi actor Vivek Oberoi is BJP’s star campaigner for Lok Sabha Elections

PM Narendra Modi actor Vivek Oberoi is BJP’s star campaigner for Lok Sabha Elections

The manifesto was released in the presence of party president Amit Shah and Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and Thawarchand Gehlot.

Modi has made his strong stance on national security a key part of the BJP's election campaign, following a recent flare up in tensions with arch foe Pakistan, which also lays claims to Kashmir. He also added that BJP is going forward with 75 resolutions that they fulfil by the year 2022 when India completes 75 years of independence.

Kashmir's special constitutional status prevents outsiders from buying property in the state, among other restrictions.

The manifesto further highlighted the "apprehensions of the people from the Northeast" and said that the bill will protect the linguistic identity of the Northeast states.

On the economic front, the party said it aspired to make India the third-largest economy of the world by 2030, adding, "This implies that we commit to make India a Dollars 5 trillion economy by 2025 and USD 10 trillion economy by 2032".

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The BJP also promised to reserve 33 percent of seats in the Indian parliament and state assemblies for women, if it is voted back to power.

The BJP promised a capital investment of 100 trillion Indian rupees ($1.44 trillion) on infrastructure by 2024, to help create jobs for the millions of youth entering the workforce every year.

The top complaints the panel has ruled on or is examining are a speech by the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath of the BJP, in which he associated the armed forces with Modi by calling them "Modi's soldiers", the panel says on its website.

It pledged to simplify the goods and services tax, which disrupted businesses and hurt growth when Modi introduced it in 2017.

People walk past the Election Commission of India office building in New Delhi, India March 11, 2019.

Earlier, the Congress party launched a scathing attack on the BJP manifesto, saying the ruling party has "simply copy pasted" its 2014 poll document and changed all previous deadlines.

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